12 pictures from the Boxing Day Dip in aid of St Clare's Hospice at Jarrow

The Boxing Day Dip is a festive tradition which seems to grow in popularity every year.

Wednesday, 26th December 2018, 3:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 8:55 pm
St Clare's Boxing Day Dip

This year there were not one, but three dips on the seafront at South Shields, including this one in aid of St Clare’s Hospice at Jarrow.

Get a helmet to get ahead for the St Clare's Boxing Day Dip.
St Clare's Boxing Day Dip at Littlehaven Beach in South Shields.

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Taking a dip in aid of St Clare's Hospice at Jarrow.
These dippers find the water a bit chilly at the St Clare's Boxing Day Dip.
St Clare's Boxing Day Dip at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields.
Fins aren't what they used to be at the St Clare's Boxing Day Dip.
A dipper feels the chill at the St Clare's Boxing Day Dip.
Mummy, daddy and baby elf took part in the St Clare's Boxing Day Dip.
St Clare's Boxing Day Dip at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields.
The Boxing Day Dip in aid of St Clare's Hospice at Jarrow.
Dippers prepare to brave the waves to raise cash for St Clare's Hospice at the Boxing Day Dip.
These dippers who were raising money for St Clare's Hospice dressed as superheroes.